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by John Kindred – Publisher — Guitarist Lou DiBello has hammered out a career as a musician, which includes working as a music teacher, live performing musician and as a recording artist. His latest studio album Heat Wave, his 4th overall, features seven new Hard Rock and Metal songs [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — Germany’s Pink Cream 69 are back, with this their 12th studio outing, Headstrong, released on the always great Frontiers Records label. And holy hell, David Readman, and company have released another spectacular slice of Melodic Hard Rock. With [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — With a career now spanning an incredible 30 years, here on this his seventh solo outing, released on the Frontiers Records label, Soto continues the brand of music he does so well – hard driving, truthful, heavy, and melodic. Fans of Pink [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — November 10, 2017 at Rocker Club in Szczecin, Poland –- While Heraclitus’ famous quote “No man ever steps in the same river twice” doesn’t seem to be a part of a rocker’s creed, it could have been applicable to a certain extent when [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — The term “supergroup” gets tossed around a lot within the music industry, but here on Sons of Apollo’s Psychotic Symphony, the term “supergroup” in every sense of the word fits the band to an absolute T. On vocals Jeff Scott Soto (Journey, [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — In 1984, bassist Jesper Jensen and guitarist/vocalist Henrik Fevre first came together as members of the band V-AXE, which then morphed into Graff Spee. However, creative differences split up Graff Spee, but not to be deterred Jensen and Henrik [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Shaman’s Harvest returns with the group’s sixth studio album, Red Hand Black Deeds, and second with Mascot Records. Red Hand Black Deeds features 14 songs, with underlying social and political themes, which is a direct response to the band writing the [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — George Lynch and Oni Logan return, once again, with their latest Lynch Mob studio album titled The Brotherhood, released on Rat Pak Records. The current Lynch Mob lineup includes bassist Sean McNabb (Quiet Riot, Dokken, House of Lords) and drummer Jimmy [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Poison meets L.A. Guns, Glam, and Sleaze … Julian Angel’s take on the ’80 Hard Rock scene is encapsulated within the confines of his latest studio album titled The Death of Cool. Known for his other band Beautiful Beast, Angel recent work on movie [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — July 27, 2017 at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, Kansas City, KS. — Under ominous skies, with storm clouds threatening, Vans Warped Tour kicked off its 22nd year as the gates were opened to concert goers sharply at 12:30 pm. With the weather [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — In general, the music industry in the early 1990s was dominated by the grunge invasion. Somewhat ironically, in Poland, the same period was marked by the emergence of a considerable number of new Hard Rock acts such as Fatum, Non Iron, Lessdress, [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — In celebration of Edguy’s 25th anniversary, the group is preparing to take to the stage this fall for its ‘Best of Tour,’ performing the group’s greatest hits live. Preceding this outing will be the release of Monuments, Edguy’s greatest hits [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Senior Columnist — One would be hard pressed to find anyone who considers himself or herself a true follower of Rock and Metal and not be a fan of Norway’s powerhouse, Jorn Lande. Indisputably one of Hard Rock and Metal’s most prolific and creative vocalists, [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor — Vain is one of those bands that were both everything addictive about Sleaze/Glam Rock but also one of the reasons WHY it died a thousand deaths when Grunge took over. In essence, you can blame it on lyrics like this, from the track “Beat the [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — As opposed to the so-called super groups – burdened with instability from the moment of birth – the all-star project with its clear division into masterminds and guest performers gives the former almost endless possibilities to push [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Chicago-based guitarist – well, multi-instrumentalist really – Mark Schuster has once again proven to the world that he is a complete musician. Mark is the full package – he sings, plays every instrument on the album (with the exception of one [...]
by Chris Baird – Photojournalist — May 5-7, 2017 at Rock City Campground @ Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. — The 2017 Carolina Rebellion festival took place May 5 -7 and featured bands from Def Leppard, The Pretty Reckless to Citizen Zero covering multiple genres of Metal [...]
by Don Higgens – Columnist — Legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice has played with a number of classic artists and bands over the years. He’s kept the beat for everyone from Rod Stewart and Ozzy Osbourne to Vanilla Fudge and John Syke’s Blue Murder. Back in the early ‘80s, he [...]
by Jonna Ambur — Sr. Photojournalist — This might be the debut album for Vescera but these four amazing musicians are not newbies to the scene. Vocalist Michael Vescera, who is known for fronting Obsession, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Loudness to name a few, launched this newest project and [...]
by Joe Mis – Sr. Columnist — Fans of Female-fronted Hard Rock may have found a new heroine in Helen Ceri Clarke, the frontwoman of the U.K.’s Psycho Kiss. For those not familiar, Psycho Kiss hails from Wales, and the quintet hits all the right notes in their newly release third [...]
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